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Chance Of Breast Cancer Small Breasts
Breast cancer results when glandular cells lining the milk ducts and lobules of the human breast begin to grow in an unregulated manner. The growth occurs initially inside the ducts but eventually breaks outside into the breast tissue and ultimately spreads both to the lymph nodes in the armpit and via the bloodstream to other parts of the body. Because of the promoting affect of estrogen almost all breast cancer occurs in women and is a rarity in men. The unregulated growth is due to both inherited and acquired genetic defects. It is the most common malignancy in women but it often curable if found early and treated effectively with surgery, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy, or a combination thereof. Early detection before the malignancy becomes large enough to be felt depends on mammography/sonography and MRI imaging of the breast ...Read more
Do all women with small breasts have dense breasts? My mom had dense breasts and had breast cancer at 54. Does this mean I will?
Yes - No: Most women who have smaller breasts have denser tissue. That is because breast tissue is composed of fibrous tissue and fatty tissue. The smaller breasts have less fat so the fibrous tissue is more condensed. Just because your mother had breast cancer does not guarantee you will. HOWEVER, you should be monitored closer because you are at a higher risk. See a local breast surgeon for guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do small breasts have a better survival rate with breast cancer because of early detection (via self-exam)? Or are they handicapped by breast density?
REAL chance of breast cancer- 32 yo, NO FAM hx, , hx fibrocystic breast, small lump moves, no pain - going to doc tomorrow . Major anxiety. Im A mess!
On my left breast i found a small syst. when i touch i can feel it as medium hard.no pain and no irritation.Is there any chances of breast cancer?
See a doctor: you are 25 years old most likely chance of cancer is zero but you need to pay attention to the cyst that you have either it is a oil gland cyst on the breast that is fine as long as it is not infected if it is deeper cyst that mean you can feel but you could not see you better go and see your doctor to make sure nothing to worry about and he can aspirated and make disappear in his office ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Best prevention Rx: Unfortunately, some women are at such high risk for breast cancer, that at the present time the best means of prevention is to undergo bilateral 'prophylactic' mastectomies. Quite often, these people have watched loved-ones have breast (or ovarian) cancer and have lived with the fear that their cancer was inevitable. Though extreme, this operation often leads to a much better quality of life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm going smtimes in solarium for 10 min with break then 15 min without wearing bra. How big is a chance of breast cancer?
Yes!!: Breast feeding is thought to be "protective" for breast cancer. However, there are many other factors that go into breast cancer risk. So, breast feed with the reassurance you are reducing your overall risk, but please speak with your physician about the many other factors (family history, smoking, age of first period, etc.) that effect your overall risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
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